Publication - Statistics

Criminal proceedings in Scotland 2017-2018

Published: 29 Jan 2019
Directorate:
Safer Communities Directorate
Part of:
Law and order
ISBN:
9781787815186

Summary of offences dealt with by courts, sentencing outcomes and characteristics of convicted offenders. Additional information on non-court penalties issued by the Police and Crown Office & Procurator Fiscal Service.

Criminal proceedings in Scotland 2017-2018
Table 8(b) People convicted by main crime/offence and main penalty, 2017-18

Table 8(b) People convicted by main crime/offence and main penalty, 2017-18

Main crime or offence Custody Community sentence Financial penalty Other Total Custody Community sentence Financial penalty Other Total
All crimes and offences 14 20 47 18 100 100 100 100 100 100
All crimes 27 27 23 23 100 65 48 17 46 36
Non-sexual crimes of violence 53 33 10 5 100 8 4 * 1 2
Homicide etc 70 23 3 3 100 1 * * * *
Attempted murder and serious assault 49 35 13 3 100 5 2 * * 1
Robbery 72 23 3 2 100 2 1 * * *
Other non-sexual crimes of violence 22 42 7 29 100 * * * * *
Sexual crimes 38 49 7 6 100 3 3 * * 1
Rape and attempted rape 97 1 - 2 100 1 * - * *
Sexual assault 40 52 5 3 100 1 1 * * *
Crimes associated with prostitution 2 4 45 49 100 * * * * *
Other sexual crimes 29 59 7 5 100 1 2 * * 1
Crimes of dishonesty 32 25 18 24 100 26 15 5 16 12
Housebreaking 65 26 5 4 100 4 1 * * 1
Theft by opening lockfast places 51 26 10 13 100 1 * * * *
Theft from a motor vehicle 46 43 6 5 100 * * * * *
Theft of a motor vehicle 31 41 18 10 100 1 1 * * *
Shoplifting 26 20 20 33 100 12 7 3 13 7
Other theft 33 30 21 16 100 4 3 1 2 2
Fraud 28 38 25 9 100 1 1 * * 1
Other dishonesty 33 37 16 15 100 2 2 * 1 1
Fire-raising, vandalism, etc. 19 33 31 17 100 3 4 1 2 2
Fire-raising 46 42 4 8 100 * * * * *
Vandalism etc. 17 32 33 18 100 2 3 1 2 2
Other crimes 20 26 28 26 100 25 23 11 27 18
Crimes against public justice 20 25 21 34 100 13 12 4 19 10
Handling offensive weapons 35 39 14 12 100 4 3 1 1 2
Drugs 16 24 42 18 100 7 8 6 7 7
Other crime 34 29 13 24 100 * * * * *
All offences 8 16 61 15 100 35 52 83 54 64
Miscellaneous offences 14 29 31 26 100 30 43 20 46 31
Common assault 17 33 29 21 100 14 19 7 14 12
Breach of the peace etc. 13 26 31 30 100 14 21 11 28 16
Drunkenness and other disorderly conduct 2 14 40 43 100 * * * * *
Other miscellaneous, including urinating 13 26 37 24 100 2 3 2 4 3
Motor vehicle offences 2 5 89 4 100 4 9 63 8 33
Dangerous and careless driving 5 10 82 3 100 1 2 8 1 5
Driving under the influence 2 16 80 2 100 1 3 7 * 4
Speeding - * 99 1 100 - * 24 1 11
Unlawful use of motor vehicle 4 6 80 10 100 2 2 14 5 8
Vehicle defect offences * * 93 7 100 * * 2 * 1
Other motor vehicle offences 1 * 1 94 4 100 * * 7 1 3

1. Includes seat belt and mobile phone offences.


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